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SOCIETY

Another Man Stabbed to Death in Upper West Region

A Young Man has been stabbed to death in the middle of an argument in Gudaayiri, a community East of Wa and in Wa East District of Upper West Region. The development occured after an argument between the group o people at an entertainment ground in the community.

  2 months ago ago
Another Man Stabbed to Death in Upper West Region

SOCIETY

Passengers Survive Near Fatal Accident After Mini Bus Veers in Water[Photos]

Some Travellers onboard a Mercedez Sprinter Benz to Funsi in the Wa East District and other nearby areas of Upper West Region have survived a near fatal Accident after their vehicle on the road to Funsi through Wahabu. The Vehicle which carried over 20 Passengers veered into the Water after the road cracked down due to its muddy an slippery nature.

  3 months ago ago
Passengers Survive Near Fatal Accident After Mini Bus Veers in Water[Photos]

SOCIETY

7 Districts in Upper West Disconnected [Photos]

Seven Districts have been disjoined from the Regional Capital of Upper West Region, Wa after a heavy downpour affecting the entire region beginning 13th of August 2021. The development has limited economic activities by 65% in Upper West Region due to the limited access of the Regional Capital, Wa.

  3 months ago ago
7 Districts in Upper West Disconnected [Photos]

SOCIETY

U/W: Building Collapses on Two Children in Duu West

A building has collapsed partially on two children in Duu West, a community in the Wa East District of Upper West Region.Speaking to the Residents, they explained that the rains started heavily late hours of 28th April 2021 for over 7 hours, due to the storm that followed it, son roofing sheets were ripped off whilst others fell in the room piercing the skin of a girl and a boy who were fast asleep.

  7 months ago ago
U/W: Building Collapses on Two Children in Duu West

SOCIETY

Some Wa East Residents Remind politicians of their electricity promise

Dr. Godfed Jasaw, MP for Wa East District In the absence of light comes darkness, the reason the people of Dupari in the Wa East District have called on their Member of Parliament, Dr. Godfed Jesaw Seidu to as a matter of urgency heed to their call for electricity to be extended to their area.

  5 months ago ago
Some Wa East Residents Remind politicians of their electricity promise

POLITICS

MCE Rejected in Upper West at First Round

The Municipal Chief Executive for Lawra Municipality, Mr Martin Bomaba-ire has been Rejected by 21 Assembly Men with a "No" Vote whilst he had 21 "YES" votes. The 42 Assembly men gave him 50% endorsement which is woefully inadequate to qualify him as a confirmed MCE.

  2 months ago ago
MCE Rejected in Upper West at First Round

EDUCATION

U/W: Guonuo School Teachers Wasting Instructional Hours

The people of Guonuo in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have expressed their dissatisfaction over the failure of teachers posted to the school at the community to stay in the community to teach, but prefer staying in Wa.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Guonuo School Teachers Wasting Instructional Hours

PARENTING

U/W: Pregnant Women Left to their Faith in Wa East

Residents of Bulenge in the Wa-East District of the Upper West Region say inadequate beds at the only health facility, serving a cluster of villages in the Bulenga electoral area is seriously affecting the quality of healthcare delivery in the Bulenga Electoral area. Speaking on the issue, Madam Majeed Aminata, says the inadequate beds situation at the Bulenga health facility is exacting a very painful effect. She said the worse affected in this unfortunate situation is pregnant women when they go to deliver.

  10 months ago ago
U/W: Pregnant Women Left to their Faith in Wa East

ENTERTAINMENT

U/W: Wiyaala Named After a Street

Eloquent Songstress from Funsi in the Upper West Region, Noella Wiyaala managed by Djimba World Records has had her names slated on a memorable street in her hometown, Funsi located in Wa East District of Upper West Region.

  9 months ago ago
U/W: Wiyaala Named After a Street

SOCIETY

U/W: We Climb Trees to Make Calls - Community in Upper West

Residents of Baayiri, a community in the Wa East District have expressed concerns over poor telecommunications networks in the community saying, “our dwarf network pole” is not functioning.They said the situation is affecting their social and economic lives, and even more dangerous in times of emergency.

  6 months ago ago
U/W: We Climb Trees to Make Calls - Community in Upper West

EDUCATION

U/W: Katua Residents Write to Wa East DCE

DCE for Wa East District, Mr. Jotie Moses People of Katua in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region, are complaining that basic schools in the community are without furniture.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Katua Residents Write to Wa East DCE

POLITICS

U/W: Wa East Library Set to be Constructed

Bulenga community in the heart of Wa East District of Upper West Region is set to get a new library from group interventions.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Wa East Library Set to be Constructed

HEALTH

U/W: Naahaa Community Demands Support to finish Nurses Abode

The chiefs and people of Naahaa in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have called for help of any kind to enable them complete an accommodation project they started years ago for their health personnel.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Naahaa Community Demands Support to finish Nurses Abode

SOCIETY

U/W: Livestock theft on the Rise in Wa East

The Assemblyman for Charingu electoral area, Honourable Issahaku Fuseini has bemoaned the sudden rise in the stealing of animals, especially cattle in his electoral area located within the Wa East District of Upper West Region.

  8 months ago ago
U/W: Livestock theft on the Rise in Wa East

HEALTH

Wa East: Community Combats Cholera through Monthly Cleaning

An Assembly Member for Kundungu in the Wa East District of Upper West Region has called for a collective community responsibility towards reshaping community and eliminating Cholera and Malaria after several of such cases were recorded in the Community's CHPS compound. Mr. Inusah Halidu Dumah organized some ladies and gentlemen in the community to weed around with cutlasses and hoes, the ladies gathered polythene bags and other waste products including baby diapers disposed off carelessly together and burnt

  11 months ago ago
Wa East: Community Combats Cholera through Monthly Cleaning

POLITICS

Akufo-Addo to Tour Upper West Region

President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo will be visiting the Upper West Region on a two days tour as part of arrangements to commission some finished projects in the region. ITINERARY FOR HIS VISIT TO THE REGION On the 7th of October 2020, the President will be visiting the Newly coronated Yeri-Naa at 9:00am He will proceed to Address the Members of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs at 10:00am, He will be meeting pastors and other members of the Christian faith at 11:30 am, The

  1 year ago ago
Akufo-Addo to Tour Upper West Region

EDUCATION

U/W: NSS Supports Community School in Upper West

A Programs Manager and Journalist of Radio Mak in Wa Municipality of Upper West Region has lobbied for a community to get educational Assistance. The Community located in Wa East embraced the Assistance with she cultural dances and expression of appreciation. Statement "In June,2020 I was at Konta in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region

  5 months ago ago
U/W: NSS Supports Community School in Upper West

PARENTING

UWR: Children lie on their stomachs to learn in school

Residents of Katua in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have expressed concerns over the lack of classroom furniture in the basic schools in the community. According the residents, the situation has adverse impact on their children’s education as it negatively affects effective and smooth running of teaching and learning activities in the school. The Unit Committee Chairman for the Katua Electoral Area, Sandiang Gomina who spoke in an interview, revealed that, pupils who are left with no alternative,

  10 months ago ago
UWR: Children lie on their stomachs to learn in school

POLITICS

Be proactive in finding solutions to developmental problems- NYA Director advise to the youth

The Wa East District Director of the National Youth Authority, Mr Moomin Iddrisu urged youths in the district to be proactive in solving developmental challenges in their communities. He said this at Yaru, a community in the Wa East District during a one-day satellite installation training session at the community. The training program was organized by Youth Alliance for Community Change (YACC-Ghana), a youth-led community-based organization in Wa East with sponsorship from the National Youth Authority (NYA).

  10 months ago ago
Be proactive in finding solutions to developmental problems- NYA Director advise to the youth